2018 Conference Schedule

 

Monday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Preconference: General Provisions & Administrative Requirements

Monday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference Cont'd
1:30-5 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Preconference: Cost Principles and Cost Allocation, Selected Items of Cost and Audit Requirements

Tuesday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:30-12 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference Cont'd
8:30-12 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Preconference: Cost Principles and Cost Allocation, Selected Items of Cost and Audit Requirements Cont'd
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Tuesday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Real-Life Fraud Adventures
1:30-5 p.m.
Map Your Culture: The First Step to Successful Change
1:30-5 p.m.
Analyzing Audited Financial Statements for Executive Directors and Board Members
1:30-5 p.m.
Planning for Your Future 1: Research Approaches
1:30-5 p.m.
Operational Excellence: Using Continuous Improvement to Streamline Business Processes
1:30-5 p.m.
HS/EHS Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA)
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
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Tuesday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions

1:30-3:05 p.m.
10% de Minimus Indirect Cost Rate

Tuesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions

3:25-5 p.m.
Federally Negotiated Indirect Cost Rates
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Wednesday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
HS/EHS Non-Federal Share/In-Kind/Match: No Matter What You Call It, You Have to Have It!
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Reporting for Grant-Funded Organizations in Sage Intacct
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Planning for Your Future 2: Essentials of Strategy
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Head Start Monitoring Protocol Under AMS 2.0
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
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Wednesday 1st Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Real-Life Grant-Funded Challenges
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Gone but Not Forgotten: Tips for Managing Information Before Employees Become “Former”

Wednesday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Incident Detection and Response Planning in Today's Threat Environment
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Budgeting for Head Start/Early Head Start Directors
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Wednesday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Financial Analysis
1:30-5 p.m.
Planning for Your Future 3: Leading Strategic Change and Transformation
1:30-5 p.m.
Leadership Self-Awareness: Using Predictive Index to Increase Your Effectiveness
1:30-5 p.m.
Developing an Information Governance Discipline
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
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Wednesday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Fiscal Policy and Procedures
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Revenue Recognition

Wednesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
Uncover Efficiencies Through Process Workflows
3:25-5 p.m.
Time: Managing It Effectively for the Best Results
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Thursday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Impactful Technology From Not-So-Distant Future
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Talent Assessment & Succession Planning
8:15-11:45 a.m.
General Board Governance
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Methods of Procurement Under Uniform Guidance
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
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Thursday 1st Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Budgeting and Forecasting for Nonprofits
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Internal Controls for Lean Organizations

Thursday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Indirect Allocations in Sage Intacct
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Find the Keys to Driving Performance
10:10-11:45 a.m.
HS/EHS 15% Admin Limit
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Thursday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Change Happens: Keep Calm and Carry On
1:30-5 p.m.
Office 365 Tips, Tricks and Takeaways
1:30-5 p.m.
Preparing for the Audit
1:30-5 p.m.
Recruiting and Selecting Head Start Superstars
1:30-5 p.m.
Coaching for Performance
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
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Thursday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Focus on Leadership
1:30-3:05 p.m.
HS/EHS Governance: Working Together for the Mission

Thursday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions

3:25-5 p.m.
Nonprofit Financial Statement Reporting Model
Select EITHER one Morning Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session

Friday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Total Rewards: Get and Keep the Best People for Your Nonprofit
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Data Utilization for Decision Making and Continuous Quality Improvement
8:15-11:45 a.m.
An Auditor's Look at Internal Controls
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Leading Tomorrow’s Organization (Or Don’t Succumb to Stupidity)
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
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Friday 1st Morning Mini Sessions

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Keeping Your Nonprofit Website Fresh in 2018

Friday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Finance Department

What our attendees say...



"I recommend this conference to all of our regional agencies. Provides relevant information on policy, best practices, and general operations of non-profits."
Misty O'Keefe, COO
Child Care Aware of Missouri
"As a new executive director, I found the conference to be organized, well planned, information-rich, and an excellent use of my time."
Angele Thibodeaux Burns, CEO
East Central Illinois Community Action Agency
"If you want your organization to grow and become a leader in your community, you need to come to this conference."
Brian Heese, Executive Director
Northern California Child Development, Inc.
"Best conference I have ever attended in my career. Very relevant topics to finance for non-profits and excellent presenters."
Mary Werner, Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Lutheran Social Services of the South Upbring
"This was my first year attending and I have learned so much! Wipfli rocks!! See you all next year!"
Daphne Harris Brown, Compliance Specialist/IT Specialist
Washington County Opportunities
"This conference was intensive. I would recommend this training and conference to all my colleagues. The staff and presenters are second to none."
Charlie Ugarte, Director of Finance
Puerto Rican Family Institute